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Like, gag us with a spoon. For its 30th anniversary, Artscape is going all 1980s on us. So we figured that now’s the time to determine once and for all which was the better 10-year period: the ’80s or ’90s. Let the battle begin! FASHION...
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What’s the point of a music critic? In my case, I’m sure of what it isn’t: it’s not to obnoxiously claim “FIRST!” on an obscure basement act nor is it to boorishly write off work because it’s “just not for...
Special to The SunAcross far too many stretches of our moviegoing lives, we see movie after movie without seeing one that really moves. At once stealthy and breathlessly paced, "The Social Network" scoots at a fabulous clip, depicting how its version of Facebook founder...
For the second time in a little more than a month, reports of a music-related initiative by Apple Computer Inc. have touched off a flurry of speculation. But last week's article in the Los Angeles Times, which reported that Apple has been in talks for...
Until last week, it appeared that Apple Computer Inc.'s iTunes Music Store had solved the problem of how to sell music over the Internet with just enough digital security to satisfy nervous record labels but not so much as to deter consumers from using...
Although I've had only a short time to experiment with Apple Computer Inc.'s new online music service, one thing rapidly became clear: you don't need to be under CEO Steve Jobs' spell to see that this service trumps everything else out there, and is...
Recently I stumbled upon a rock group called The Donnas, a foursome that combines the power of mid-1980s metal bands with the party-hearty punk sound of the Ramones. Intrigued after hearing a couple of tunes from their most recent album, "Spend the...
Chicago Tribune Staff WritersAs the nation's major recording companies pull out their big guns to fight illegal music trafficking, the industry shouldn't expect parents and universities to join in their game of cops and downloaders. "Most parents who would walk into their child's...
The Wall Street JournalThe Swede behind the world's most popular song-swapping software is at it again. Niklas Zennstrom, who co-founded Kazaa B.V., the company that created the program of choice for sharing songs and videos online, now is offering Internet service providers...
SunSpot StaffIt's a story that's been told, retold, analyzed and done to death: the late 90's tech boom. Books and articles wistfully look back at when Napster Inc. ruled, stock options made millionaires out of 23-year-olds and tech stocks doubled the size of...
Special to Baltimoresun.comWhen music companies began howling about the illicit pleasure of file-swapping networks like Napster Inc., Kazaa, and Gnutella.com, many in the newsletter industry yawned. The publishers of the short, tightly edited missives with need-to-know information...
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Los Angeles Times Staff WritersFor three holiday seasons, record executives say, Internet piracy has been the Grinch of the music business, undercutting album sales and labels' year-end profits. So how did the labels open the biggest music-buying period of the year? By shipping an...
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